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Final Thoughts on Wild Seed [Octavia Butler Book Club]

by • August 5th, 2011

Wild Seed Retro Cover

Next week, we will move on to the second book in the Patternist series, Mind of My Mind. But first, let’s close out Wild Seed. I found myself coming back to two main ideas after reading. (Spoilers ahead – but you should be keeping up with the reading.) The first was a question for myself: […]

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Wild Seed [Octavia Butler Book Club]

by • July 7th, 2011

Wild Seed cover

Doro discovered the woman by accident when he went to see what was left of one of his seed villages. The village was a comfortable mud-walled palace surrounded by grasslands and scattered trees. But Doro realized before he reached it that it’s people were gone. Slavers had been to it before him. With their guns […]

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Introducing: The Octavia Butler Book Club

by • June 29th, 2011

From Seed to Harvest Cover

Octavia Butler was Racialicious before we even existed. The late author is a cult icon, being a boundry breaking black woman in Science Fiction who infused her writing with rich societal commentary on race, gender, dominance, and much much more. Last year, the University Press of Mississippi was kind enough to send me a review […]

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